Question on Hardware support
sonicy at otenet.gr
Thu Apr 10 06:06:15 UTC 2008
> I am trying to find the hardware support list for the releases and
> have been unsuccessful. Any ideas where to look for this?
> My reason is that I have a new computer with the ASUS motherboard in
> an Intel Core2 Duo configuration. This board has an ATTANSIC
> Technology Corp. L1 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter on it which apparently is
> fairly new and may not be supported. I have found with Linux that the
> Debian distros, the Gentoo distros and the SUSE distros all support
> this (Ubuntu, Mepis, Open SUSE, Sabayon, OpenGEU) while the Slackware
> ones will in the next release. I would like to use the BSD release if
> it can support this ethernet adapter but the older PC-BSD did not. Is
> there a release that does include this ethernet device? I have been
> looking for something that lists the hardware supported and I keep
> running into something that says check the release to see the hardware
> support info but so far all I find is that notice. I don't find the
> hardware support list anywhere.
> Dick Thompson
> rhomp2002 at earthlink.net
You will find the relevant info here:
Concerning the Attansic, my eeepc has a 100Mbit one, which is not
supported. Yours is probably unsupported too.
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